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Hallmark Movie 'Family for Christmas' Premieres Tonight, Stars Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso

Family for Christmas premieres July 11 on Hallmark Channel. Photo Credit: Copyright Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Cate Cameron
Hallmark Channel movie Family for Christmas premieres Saturday, July 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls, Party of Five) as an investigative reporter who one day wakes up as a mother of two in this holiday romantic comedy. Tyron Leitso (My Boyfriends' Dogs) stars alongside Chabert and young talent Milli Wilkinson (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2) along with Audrey Smallman (Go With Me) join the talented cast.

At the height of her career, investigative journalist Hannah Dunbar (Chabert) finds herself wondering what would have been had she stayed with the love of her life, Ben (Leitso), 10 years before. When Santa Claus hears her “what ifs?” as a Christmas wish, he transports Hannah to a version of her life where she and Ben started a family. Hannah – who literally becomes a mother overnight – navigates the comical day-to-day challenges of life in the suburbs with Ben and their daughters Caitlin (Wilkinson) and Hailie (Smallman). Though she once thought she had it all with her glamorous big city career, Hannah discovers all the love, family, and Christmas spirit she had been missing.

Watch a sneak peek below:



Family for Christmas is a Christmas Wish Productions and Johnson Production Group production. Timothy O. Johnson is the executive producer. Oliver De Caigny is the producer. Amanda Tapping directs from a script by Bryar Freed.

The cast includes Brittney Wilson (Carrie Garrett), Keith MacKechnie (Santa Claus) and Jill Morrison (Tammy Frink).

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